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The Equine Manual

This second edition of the popular resource serves as a ready reference for equine practitioners. It provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of equine medicine and many surgical conditions. It is a hands-on, user-friendly text aimed at the busy practitioner, veterinary students, specialist equine technicians and others with an interest in horse health. Covers new topics, including intensive care, the pre-purchase examination, equine behavior, and anesthesia (including euthanasia).


Published: December 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3721-4


  • List of Tables

    List of Contributors


    1. Infectious Diseases

    2. The Immune System

    3. Equine Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases

    4. Toxicology and Pharmacology

    5. The Skin

    6. The Ear, Nose and Throat

    7. The Lower Respiratory Tract

    8. The Cardiovascular System

    9. The Hemolymphatic System

    10. The Gastrointestinal and Digestive System

    11. The Endocrine System

    12. The Urinary System

    13. The Stallion and Mare Reproductive System

    14. Perinatology

    15. The Musculoskeletal System

    16. Performance-related Problems and Exercise Physiology

    17. The Nervous System

    18. Behavior

    19. Ophthalmology

    20. Oncology

    21. Anesthiology

    22. Fundamentals of the Equine Pre-purchase Examination

    23. Intensive Care Medicine

    Glossary of Abbreviations



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